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SolarWinds Addresses Managing Increasingly Complex Networks at AFCEA West 2014

SolarWinds Invites Attendees to Join Complimentary Networking Event Feb. 11, Attend Showcase Presentation Feb. 12, and Visit Booth 1304 During AFCEA West

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 02/05/14 -- SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its upcoming participation in AFCEA West 2014, the largest event on the West Coast for the military Sea Services, running February 11-13 in San Diego, CA. At the event, SolarWinds will present, "Protecting Increasingly Complex Networks, Both Ashore and Afloat," offer live, in-booth product demonstrations and host a free networking reception.

"We're excited to return to AFCEA West to engage with military IT professionals and contractors of the Sea Services and to discuss the most effective and efficient ways to address their IT management challenges," said Chris LaPoint, VP Product Management, SolarWinds. "This year, we're especially looking forward to presenting on maritime network management and addressing the pertinent conference theme of 'Shaping the Maritime Strategy: How Do We Make It Work?' -- a query we know many federal IT pros struggle to answer."

Visit SolarWinds' Booth 1304

Stop by to meet product experts, get hands-on product demonstrations including new SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer, formerly Confio Ignite, and pick up some free geeky gear. SolarWinds will also demo its comprehensive suite of IT management solutions including SolarWinds Log & Event Manager, a log and security information management solution, SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor, a network performance monitoring, alerting and reporting solution, and SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor, an agentless application and server monitoring solution.

Attend "Protecting Increasingly Complex Networks, Both Ashore and Afloat" (Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. PST in the Industry Capabilities Showcase exhibit area)

SolarWinds Lead Federal Systems Engineer, Ed Bender, will discuss how to address challenges in maritime network management, sharing original data and expertise from his 20+ years in federal IT.

In this session, Bender will share strategies for managing the increasing complexity by taking a holistic view of the military's networks. Specifically, his discussion will address:

  • Controlling the entire network, even while managing remote physical locations
  • The benefits and drawbacks of tools like SDN
  • The impact of virtualization on network complexity and what it means to administrators
  • Strategies and tactics for monitoring, anticipating and reacting to potential issues, including downtime and security breaches

Network with SolarWinds Federal at Free Reception (Feb. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. PST at FLOAT, Hard Rock Hotel rooftop pool)

Join SolarWinds technical and business leaders, customers and partners for complimentary appetizers and cocktails during a networking event and learn how SolarWinds is helping the Department of Defense change the way it manages and monitors its IT infrastructure. Space is limited -- please RSVP.

SolarWinds Solutions for Government
SolarWinds offers IT management solutions to numerous common public sector IT challenges including network operations, compliance, data center consolidation, continuous monitoring, cyber security, cloud computing, database performance, mobile workforce and devices, and scaling to the enterprise.

U.S. Government certifications and approvals include Army CoN, Air Force APL and Navy DADMS, and technical requirements include FIPS PUB 140-2 compliance (as specified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology), DISA STIG automated reports, Section 508 VPATs, and previous Common Criteria EAL 2 Certification.

SolarWinds software is available on the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule, Department of Defense ESI, and other contract vehicles. Visit SolarWinds' Government Solutions page for more information including fully functional free trials of products or visit SolarWinds' community, thwack, to download 300 free out-of-the-box compliance report templates of major auditing authorities including DISA STIG, FISMA, and NIST.

About SolarWinds
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. In all of our market areas, our approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT Pros and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds delivers on this commitment with unexpected simplicity through products that are easy to find, buy, use and maintain while providing the power to address any IT management problem on any scale. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our online community, thwack, to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process. Learn more today at http://www.solarwinds.com/

SolarWinds, SolarWinds.com and thwack are registered trademarks of SolarWinds. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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